How Much Do You Know About Abolitionism?

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Abolitionism was the movement to end slavery across the world. Even after countries outlawed the slave trade, slaves were still kept as laborers and would have to be bought and sold in private. How much do you know about this period between the end of the slave trade and the freeing of all slaves?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which country first abolished the Slave Trade Act in 1807?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Britain

    • D. 

      France

  • 2. 
    What year did the US ban the slave trade?
    • A. 

      1808

    • B. 

      1828

    • C. 

      1848

    • D. 

      1865

  • 3. 
    When did the Abolitionist movement start?
    • A. 

      1920s

    • B. 

      1830s

    • C. 

      1840s

    • D. 

      1850s

  • 4. 
    Which US state was the first to ban slavery, back in 1777?
    • A. 

      Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Vermont

  • 5. 
    Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin, the book famous for bringing the struggles of enslaved African Americans to the public?
    • A. 

      William Lloyd Garrison

    • B. 

      Harriet Tubman

    • C. 

      David Walker

    • D. 

      Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • 6. 
    Britain banned slavery in 1833, what compensation did plantation owners receive?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      One thousand pounds

    • C. 

      10 thousand pounds

    • D. 

      20 thousand pounds

  • 7. 
    Who said, "Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."   
    • A. 

      Fredrick Douglass

    • B. 

      Harriet Tubman

    • C. 

      Aberham Lincoln

    • D. 

      William Lloyd Garrision

  • 8. 
    What document of the US constitution banned slavery?  
    • A. 

      13th Amendment

    • B. 

      19th Amendment

    • C. 

      Article 4

    • D. 

      Article 7

  • 9. 
    What were the secret trails southern slaves took to the north?
    • A. 

      Northern Trail

    • B. 

      Underground Railroad

    • C. 

      Discovery Trail

    • D. 

      Freedom Railroad

  • 10. 
    Who said, "Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave."
    • A. 

      Fredrick Douglass

    • B. 

      David Walker

    • C. 

      Aberham Lincoln

    • D. 

      Henry Highland Garnet

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